Students in grade K-12 have opportunities to develop skills that prepare them for a future in fields like engineering and technology.
Kevin Carini teaches Robotics I-IV for high school students, sponsors the First Tech Challenge (FTC) club, and teaches physics and chemistry. Club participants learn to think like engineers, designing, building and coding robots to compete against other teams.
Watch a video by robotics students about their experience with the class and FTC.
At the elementary and middle school level, Mr. Carini has helped facilitate grants for supplies and introductory materials. And, read how donor gifts supplied the fourth grade classroom with Sphero Bolts.
Often, older students spend time at the elementary level helping students learn how to design, build, and program Lego robots.
Carini collaborates with Jesse Blosser of the high school math department vision joins with the EMS mathematics department to offer ever increasing opportunities for computer programming classes. Currently, Jesse Blosser, algebra and calculus instructor, offers Programming I, II and III. Read more.